HVAC Breaking News

May 12, 2011: MSCA Educational Conference Set for October

May 12, 2011
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

ROCKVILLE, Md. - The Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) 26th Annual Educational Conference will be held Oct. 9-12, 2011, at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.

According to MSCA, the theme of this year’s conference, “24-Carrot Service: Putting People First,” was inspired by keynote speaker Chester Elton’s presentation “The Carrot Principle.” Elton will discuss how frequent and effective recognition of staff, including leading with a carrot rather than a stick, produces outstanding increases in operating results.

Additional conference speakers include Lowell Catlett, futurist and economist, who will explain how to succeed in the new economy with his presentation “Understanding the World’s Largest Economy and Tomorrow’s New Future.” Motivational speaker Ross Shafer will close the event with “Who Wins in a Recovery?” presenting insight into how companies can thrive during the economic recovery by emphasizing customer engagement and employee retention.

On Oct. 9, a one-day optional program, “24-Carrot Sales: Building the Ultimate Sales Team,” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The session will include the 24 most valuable tips for establishing the perfect sales team and plan, said MSCA.

The conference will also feature a variety of educational programs, peer group roundtable sessions, an exhibitor display, and a new Technology Information Forum with experts in the technology field discussing current and emerging trends.

“People are at the heart of any successful business, but in the midst of day-to-day operations, economic challenges, and the pursuit of technological solutions, it’s easy to lose sight of this fact,” said MSCA Chairman Thom Brazel of Hill York, Sarasota, Fla. “This year’s conference presents an exceptional opportunity to refocus on the importance of employees and customers and how the personal touch is the key to operating a successful mechanical services contracting company.”

For more information about the conference, email saorantes@mcaa.org or visit www.mcaa.org/education/msca/annualconference/.

Publication date: 05/09/2011

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Matt Barga

Matt Barga, portfolio manager — a/c and coils, Ingersoll Rand, discusses how the company is working to comply with the new energy conservation standards for heat pumps and air conditioners that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Posted on Dec. 19.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 12-15-14 cover

2014 December 15

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

HVAC TECHNICIAN SHORTAGE

In order to bring more people into the trade and produce more technicians, what should the industry do?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

2015.jpg
2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con